Rooks to Cooks Virtual Academy

Event Details

Take a virtual cooking class just for kids with Rooks to Cooks! Now offering two ground-breaking programs: Brilliant Bakers, and Foods of the World.

These courses are inspired by Ontario curriculum guidelines to help your child gain academic knowledge while learning hands-on cooking and baking skills and socializing with new friends.

Class Options

Foods of the World
Mondays May 4–25 (no class May 18)
various time slots

Learn about new foods and flavours from around the world. Explore 4 different cultures and cuisines, and learn more about the history and geography which has contributed to the recipes kids will create.

Brilliant Bakers
Wednesdays May 6–27 or Fridays May 8–29
various time slots

A hands-on baking course to equip your child with industry-tested pastry knowledge and skills as well as real-world applications of mathematics and numeracy! In addition to making four fantastic pastry recipes, kids will practice and apply mental math, fractions, portions and measurements in the most delicious of ways.


  • Registration required
  • 8 spots per class
  • Ideal for ages 10 and up. Parental supervision is recommended for children ages 9 and under.
  • Cost: $75–$100
  • Programs are offered through Zoom where attendees will have the opportunity to learn from the chef and interact with peers in a live virtual classroom.
  • Recipes have been carefully selected to ensure ingredients are inexpensive, accessible and are easily substitutable. All recipes have vegetarian alternatives.